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Man thou art dust: rites of passage in austere times

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dc.contributor.author O'Loughlin, Deirdre M.
dc.contributor.author Szmigin, Isabelle T.
dc.contributor.author McEachern, Morven
dc.contributor.author Barbosa, Belem
dc.contributor.author Karantinou, Kalipso
dc.contributor.author Fernadez-Moya, María Eugenia
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-19T10:27:49Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-19T10:27:49Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation O'Loughlin, D, Szmigin, I., McEachern, M., Barbosa, B., Karantinou, K., Fernadez-Moya, M.E. (2017) 'Man Thou Art Dust: Rites of Passage in Austere Times'. Sociology, Vol. 51 (5):1050-1066. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7240
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract In response to recent calls for further cross-disciplinary research on austerity and a deeper sociological understanding of the impact and aftermath of the economic crisis on individuals and societies, this article builds on extant austerity literature through an exploration of its effects on European men. Informed by theories of liminality and rites of passage, this qualitative investigation examines the experience of austerity from the perspective of 11 men through the three liminal stages of separation, transition and reaggregation and investigates its impact on their identity, responsibilities and expectations. Our findings reveal the negative experiences of alienation and outsiderhood alongside positive experiences of communitas, solidarity and comradeship. The study provides a nuanced understanding of modern male Europeans and their ‘rites of passage’ through austere times. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher SAGE Publications en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Sociology;51 (5), pp. 1050-1066
dc.relation.uri http://soc.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/03/07/0038038516633037.full.pdf?ijkey=UAn2H6hLH4S5zHU&keytype=finite
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0038038516633037
dc.subject Austerity en_US
dc.subject Communitas en_US
dc.subject Liminality en_US
dc.subject Male Identity en_US
dc.subject Recession en_US
dc.subject Rites of Passage en_US
dc.title Man thou art dust: rites of passage in austere times en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2018-10-19T10:22:42Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/0038038516633037
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1634139
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Sociology
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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